Rumelia Estate, Winery Located in the Upper Thracian Plains
Rumelia Estate is situated on the Upper Thracian Plains, part of the historical and geographical area of Thracia, the origin of Bulgarian winemaking. This area is known for red grape varietals as they are dominant and better renowned. The vineyards of Rumelia can be found on the hilly terrains of the Sredna Gora, Rhodope Mountains, and Sakar, where the terroir is ideal for growing vineyards.
Rumelia Estate Winery produces around 400,000 bottles of high-quality wine every year
Winemaking Traditions at the Winery
Rumelia Winery was built in 2006 in a town called Panaguriste on the Thracian Plains. The wines produced on the estate are made using the winemaking traditions of the past, along with modern equipment and technology to create a unique winemaking style that shows in the characteristics of the wine produced. The cellar in which the wines are produced has a production area, an underground barrel cellar, a bottling line, a laboratory, and a testing area, which creates a welcoming and cozy environment for guests to experience wine production.
Local and International Grape Varieties
The processed grapes are only of the highest quality, and the cellar produces 500-600 tons of grapes annually, which amounts to 400-500 thousand bottles per year. The barrels are of French, American, and Bulgarian Oak origin with a capacity of 1000 barriques. The most common varieties of wine produced at Rumelia are Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Mavrud.